Allegations by the mayor of Newark that union hiring practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey promote racial, ethnic and gender inequity have attracted federal scrutiny.
International Longshoremen’s Association
ILA President Harold Daggett Appointed To International Affairs and Legislative/Policy Committees At AFL-CIO
ILA’s First Annual Alexander Talmadge-Edward L. Brown, Sr. Civil Rights Dinner A Huge Success as ILA Leader Harold J. Daggett Is Honored at Norfolk Event
08 May 2016
If the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor is mentioned to International Longshoremen’s Association officials or port employers, there will likely be negative reactions.
07 May 2016
The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association haven’t given up on their effort to dissolve the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
20 Apr 2016
The business agent-financial secretary for an International Longshoremen’s Association local at the Port of Virginia resigned, and will be removed from other positions, after an audit revealed funds were used for non-union purposes, a top officer said.
08 Apr 2016
International Longshoremen’s Association leader Dennis Daggett said the ILA isn’t to blame for delays in launching a universal port chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey, and that intermodal equipment providers don’t seem committed to the idea.
07 Apr 2016
A long-delayed plan for longshore “relief gangs” to replace the Port of New York and New Jersey’s open-ended work shifts is expected to be launched in late 2016 or early 2017, New York Shipping Association President John Nardi said.
23 Mar 2016
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s claims of discriminatory hiring at the Port of New York and New Jersey were “baseless” and “misleading.”
15 Mar 2016
Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Ras Baraka has rekindled a long-smoldering controversy over whether the Port of New York and New Jersey’s longshore workforce is diverse enough.
11 Mar 2016
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has subpoenaed numerous longshoremen in an effort to identify the organizers and cause of a Jan. 29 wildcat strike that idled the East Coast’s busiest port.
08 Feb 2016
Big increases in loaded import containers and empty export boxes pushed the Port of New York and New Jersey’s 2015 volume to a record 6,371,720 twenty-foot-equivalent units, despite soft December totals and continuing problems with congestion.
02 Feb 2016
The National Retail Federation said last Friday’s wildcat strike by International Longshoremen’s Association members at the Port of New York and New Jersey undermines shipper confidence and casts a cloud over early negotiations for a new East and Gulf coast longshore labor contract.
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